Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, A few weeks ago you gave me some advice about my brother not attending my son’s 6th birthday party and how he rudely left a gift on our doorstep, even after I asked him to wait so he could hand the gift to my son in person. I took your advice […]
I live in NYC with my husband, Willie, and our two kids, Lucie and George. I grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey and went to college at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
It’s only fair for us to share all of this stored up knowledge about what happens once the baby is born
If you have kids, you already know that there can never be enough storage options. Whether you have one kid, two or more, kids take up space from their infant years on. It can be difficult to maintain a tidy and organized household with toys lying around, clothes piling up and shoes always in the […]
Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, The family issues I have shared with you over the past few years continue. My six-year-old son has two chronic illnesses, so he can’t eat what everyone else can eat. Therefore he picked his birthday party location to be at my mom’s office so he could role-play being at work. We […]
For most parents, finding a nanny you love is the most critical part of your search.
Childhood is supposed to be about kids learning to explore their environment and figuring out how to react to the world. School can be a good tool for this, but like as not, school is relegated to learning how to stand in line and how to take and pass tests. There isn’t much room for […]
The relationship you create with your little one stems from a simple, innate bond. That bond begins before your baby even arrives. The science regarding the links between a mother’s health and happiness and her baby’s is well-established.